As chairman of the largest modernist Islamic organisation in Indonesia, as well as a leader of the Indonesian Ulema Council, Din Syamsuddin influences the Muslim world on various fronts. He was re-elected as the chairman of the Muhammadiyah for another five years in July 2010. He is also Professor of Islamic Political Thought at the National Islamic University in Jakarta; and Chairman of the Center for Dialogue and Cooperation among Civilizations.
Established in 1912, the Muhammadiyah is one of the oldest and largest Muslim movements in the world. Syamsuddin is involved with the educational, health and social welfare efforts of the organisation which includes 14,000 schools, 172 universities and institutes of higher learning, 484 clinics and hospitals, 600 orphanages, 300 microfinance institutes and numerous other projects across Indonesia.
Interfaith Dialogue Leadership
Syamsuddin is also very active in interfaith and intercultural dialogue, serving as President of the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP), Co-President of WCRP, and Chairman of the World Peace Forum.
The Muhammadiyah is active in conflict resolution such as in the south of Thailand and Mindanao. It is a member of the International Contact Group (ICG) for peace talks between the government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).
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Birth: 31 August 1958 (Age: 55)
Influence: Over 35 million members in the Muhammadiyah organization, including thousands of institutes underneath it
School of Thought: Modernist Sunni
Status: Featured in current year